Peanut butter is a staple spread in most households, Indian and Western. It’s
versatility and nutty deliciousness is what encapsulates most people if they’re
fortunate enough to not be allergic to it.
It has a ton of benefits, of course if had in moderation, as it contains a high
amount of fats and calories. Smear it in some toast for a quick but sustaining
breakfast, in your oatmeal, as a milkshake or protein shake before working out, as
a sandwich or even as a healthy dip to do with fruits such as Apple. It’s so
versatile, it can even be used in many desserts and baked goods such as cookies,
brownies, muffins and more, or in a savoury dish such as a peanut sauce for
satays, as dressings etc
Some of peanut butter’s benefits include a good amount of protein and vitamin
B6. It might be good for the cardiovascular system and control weight for people
with diabetes. It can also reduce the risk of breast cancer as well as regulate blood
With such a lot of benefits, you’ll want to pick the best peanut butter for you. This
article is going to do just that, so read on.
If you want the kind of peanut butter that will aid in weight loss, this is the one for
you. Rich in fiber, protein, fats, and nutrients, Pintola peanut butter is the perfect
supplement for fitness freaks and the weight conscious. Plus points are that it’s
vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free and easy to digest. It’s also completely safe for kids
to consume and retails at ₹399.
Sundrop peanut butter is another good brand to choose from. It is also vegetarian,
contains 25% protein per tablespoon and has zero trans fat and cholesterol. It also
comes in a whopping 1kg jar of finely roasted peanuts. Refrigeration is not required
and it has a shelf life of at most, a year. It also comes in crunchy and creamy
variants, for your taste. Retails at ₹300.
Alpino peanut butter is special for it’s authenticity, as this one contains no sugar,
no fats, no added salts, no hydrogenated oils and no GMO. All you get with this 1kg
jar is flavour and nutrition. Vegan, gluten free and containing 30% protein, it’s a
good bargain that not only comes in crunch and smooth variants, but chocolate
ones too. Retails at ₹387.
- My Fitness
This one’s a little on the steep side but worth every penny. Available in crunchy
chocolate, this peanut butter is jam packed with lots of energy to get your day
started. Containing high antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals, it’s also
suitable for diabetics and athletes. The chocolate in the butter is premium dark
chocolate, with an American authentic flavour making it rich in taste but also low
in carbs. Retails at ₹549.
DiSano’s peanut butter is all-natural and contains no preservatives. It’s made not
only from high quality peanuts but also roasted groundnuts giving it it’s unique
flavour. It also contains high traces of vitamin E, B3 and B6, therefore is high in
iron, phosphorous, magnesium and potassium. One of it’s only flaws is since there
aren’t any preservatives, shelf life is much shorter. Retails at ₹262.
- The Butternut Co.
As fancy as the name is, the recipe is simple. Free from preservatives and harmful
chemicals, it’s creamy texture is one that’ll leave you longing for another spoon
and fortunately is light on the stomach too. Pure peanut butter made with 100%
grade peanuts, it’s attractive packaging is the first thing that will drive you towards
it. As there are no preservatives it must be refrigerated as soon as it’s opened.
Retails at ₹343.
- Flex Protein
This one is specially designed for gym goers and athletes. Although it is suitable for
all age groups, this peanut butter contains a higher amount of protein that most,
31grams to be precise. It’s also perfect for a keto diet as it’s low in carbs. Containing
no sugar, emulsifiers, preservatives, salt or oils, it’s completely natural and vegan
which aids in muscle recovery and growth. Comes in a crunchy variant. Retails at